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WP REST API vs admin-ajax.php vs Must-Use Plugin: Handling AJAX Requests in WordPress

The WordPress REST API was merged into WordPress core in version 4.7. Before that, developers relied on the default AJAX implementation, otherwise known as admin-ajax after the /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php file that…

Matt Shaw

Feb 22, 2022

How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3, React and the REST API (part 2)

How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3, React and the REST API (part 2)

This is article 2 of 2 in the series “How to Develop a WordPress Plugin Using Webpack 3” Have you ever wondered how to get React working with the WordPress…

Peter Tasker

Oct 31, 2017

Creating a WordPress Theme using the REST API and Vue.js

After attending the Day of REST conference a couple of weeks ago I was inspired to dive in to the WordPress REST API and test it out. On the day…

Gilbert Pellegrom

Feb 23, 2016

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WP REST API Part 2.5: Using it in WordPress 4.4

This is article 3 of 3 in the series “WP REST API” WordPress 4.4 is set to be released in the next couple of weeks, and is bringing with it…

Jeff

Dec 1, 2015

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WP REST API Part 2: Customizing Default Endpoints and Adding New Ones

This is article 2 of 3 in the series “WP REST API” In the first installment of this series I created a very basic React Native app utilizing WordPress and…

Jeff

Sep 2, 2015

WP REST API Part 1: Creating a Mobile App with WP-API and React Native

This is article 1 of 3 in the series “WP REST API” The WP REST API is a WordPress plugin that intends to be eventually integrated into WordPress’ core as…

Jeff

Jul 21, 2015